Before the advent of computer in Nigeria manufacturing firms, just like other areas of the society were used to manual method operation. This is to say, the operation which involves the production, transaction, customer registration stock system and balancing of account were carried out manually. And without any doubt this manual method of operation is very slow unreliable of operation is very and prone to error and mistakes.
In view of this, several attempt and efforts have been made by various organization as well as higher institution of learning on developing or more formidable in every day application of new technology in over day to day activities.
In March, 1995 a student of secretariat administration of Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin carried out a research project on the “IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGY ON THE OFFICE”. A project which deal elaborately on the application of machines such as photocopier, typewriter etc. the effective running of an organization.